The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Technician role in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Support Technician in their job title over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Technician
Rank 696 610 616
Rank change year-on-year
-86 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 236 345 380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.24% 0.33% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.34% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 209 301 333
Average salary £23,000 £23,500 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.12% -
90% offered a salary of more than £18,850 £19,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,300 £34,750 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £22,250 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+1.12% -3.26%
Support Technician
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
93191 100011 107473
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.31% 96.55% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 79083 82449 87918
Average salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Support Technician in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Support Technician Jobs Demand Trend in England

Support Technician
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Support Technician across the England region.

Support Technician Salary Trend in England

Support Technician
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Technician across the England region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Support Technician Salary Histogram in England

Support Technician
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Technician within the England region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +38 71 £20,250 -5.81% 7
London -44 39 £25,500 -7.27% 8
North West +26 30 £22,500 -8.16% 11
Yorkshire +22 23 £24,500 +12.64% 10
South West -18 23 £21,233 +5.50% 2
West Midlands -19 15 £23,250 -6.06% 4
East of England -28 15 £23,000 -2.12% 7
East Midlands -32 15 £23,000 +4.54% 2
Midlands - 4 £52,000 -
North East -4 1 £19,000 - 1
Support Technician
UK

Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the England region that cited Support Technician in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Support Technician in their job title.

1 391 (70.96%) Windows
2 296 (53.72%) Active Directory
3 257 (46.64%) Microsoft
4 192 (34.85%) MS Office
5 184 (33.39%) Windows Server
6 160 (29.04%) MS Excel
7 152 (27.59%) Windows 7
8 124 (22.50%) MS Exchange
9 114 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
10 106 (19.24%) VMware
11 92 (16.70%) ITIL
12 88 (15.97%) Windows Server 2012
13 84 (15.25%) Windows 8
14 80 (14.52%) Citrix
15 67 (12.16%) Firewall
16 65 (11.80%) SQL
16 65 (11.80%) VMware Infrastructure
17 62 (11.25%) Windows XP
18 58 (10.53%) LAN
19 57 (10.34%) DNS
20 56 (10.16%) TCP/IP
21 55 (9.98%) VPN
22 52 (9.44%) Office 365
23 51 (9.26%) DHCP
24 47 (8.53%) SLA
25 43 (7.80%) Microsoft Certification
26 42 (7.62%) WAN
26 42 (7.62%) Linux
27 41 (7.44%) SQL Server
27 41 (7.44%) Windows Server 2003

Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the England region that cited Support Technician in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Support Technician in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 124 (22.50%) MS Exchange
2 35 (6.35%) SharePoint
3 33 (5.99%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2013
5 12 (2.18%) IIS
6 10 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2007
7 9 (1.63%) Skype for Business
8 8 (1.45%) MQSeries
8 8 (1.45%) SharePoint 2013
8 8 (1.45%) WebSphere
9 7 (1.27%) CMS
10 3 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.36%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.18%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.18%) WordPress
Applications
1 192 (34.85%) MS Office
2 160 (29.04%) MS Excel
3 22 (3.99%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.54%) AutoCAD
4 3 (0.54%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.18%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.18%) MS Project
6 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.54%) GoldMine
3 2 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.18%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.18%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 52 (9.44%) Office 365
2 10 (1.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.09%) Google Apps
4 5 (0.91%) Mimecast
5 3 (0.54%) Dropbox
6 2 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.18%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 67 (12.16%) Firewall
2 58 (10.53%) LAN
3 57 (10.34%) DNS
4 56 (10.16%) TCP/IP
5 55 (9.98%) VPN
6 51 (9.26%) DHCP
7 42 (7.62%) WAN
8 35 (6.35%) Internet
9 31 (5.63%) VoIP
10 28 (5.08%) SAN
11 24 (4.36%) Wireless
12 22 (3.99%) Remote Desktop
13 21 (3.81%) Wi-Fi
14 17 (3.09%) FTP
14 17 (3.09%) VLAN
15 13 (2.36%) NAS
16 6 (1.09%) IP Telephony
16 6 (1.09%) Skype
17 5 (0.91%) Broadband
18 4 (0.73%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (7.44%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.00%) MySQL
3 7 (1.27%) Crystal Reports
3 7 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (1.09%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (0.73%) MS Access
5 4 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (0.54%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.18%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.18%) OLAP
8 1 (0.18%) OLAP Cube
8 1 (0.18%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (0.18%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.18%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 1 (0.18%) Ant
1 1 (0.18%) JIRA
1 1 (0.18%) MorphX
General
1 21 (3.81%) Finance
2 19 (3.45%) Telecoms
3 13 (2.36%) Legal
4 10 (1.81%) Retail
5 8 (1.45%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.09%) Banking
6 6 (1.09%) Law
7 5 (0.91%) Back Office
7 5 (0.91%) Electronics
7 5 (0.91%) Games
8 4 (0.73%) Marketing
9 3 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.36%) French Language
11 1 (0.18%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (3.09%) HTML
2 12 (2.18%) .NET
3 10 (1.81%) CSS
4 8 (1.45%) Web Services
5 6 (1.09%) XML
6 3 (0.54%) HTML5
7 2 (0.36%) CSS3
7 2 (0.36%) JSON
8 1 (0.18%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.18%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.18%) EDI
8 1 (0.18%) HATEOAS
8 1 (0.18%) ISPF
8 1 (0.18%) jQuery
8 1 (0.18%) REST
8 1 (0.18%) XHTML
8 1 (0.18%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 39 (7.08%) Driving Licence
2 26 (4.72%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (3.09%) iPhone
3 17 (3.09%) Microsoft Licensing
4 16 (2.90%) Blackberry
5 13 (2.36%) Computer Science
5 13 (2.36%) EPoS
6 12 (2.18%) iPad
7 11 (2.00%) Data Centre
8 10 (1.81%) AS400
8 10 (1.81%) iSeries
9 8 (1.45%) Client/Server
9 8 (1.45%) Management Information System
10 7 (1.27%) CMDB
10 7 (1.27%) Mathematics
11 5 (0.91%) Derivative
11 5 (0.91%) Fat Client
11 5 (0.91%) Smartphone
11 5 (0.91%) Thin Client
12 3 (0.54%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 391 (70.96%) Windows
2 184 (33.39%) Windows Server
3 152 (27.59%) Windows 7
4 114 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 88 (15.97%) Windows Server 2012
6 84 (15.25%) Windows 8
7 62 (11.25%) Windows XP
8 42 (7.62%) Linux
9 41 (7.44%) Windows Server 2003
10 30 (5.44%) Android
10 30 (5.44%) Windows 10
11 29 (5.26%) Apple iOS
12 22 (3.99%) Mac OS
13 15 (2.72%) Mac OS X
14 11 (2.00%) OS/400
14 11 (2.00%) Unix
15 8 (1.45%) Windows Phone
16 3 (0.54%) Windows Mobile
16 3 (0.54%) Windows Vista
17 2 (0.36%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (16.70%) ITIL
2 24 (4.36%) Disaster Recovery
3 21 (3.81%) ERP
3 21 (3.81%) Kalman Filter
4 20 (3.63%) CRM
4 20 (3.63%) Mentoring
5 17 (3.09%) Software Licensing
6 13 (2.36%) Mobile Device Management
6 13 (2.36%) Performance Improvement
7 12 (2.18%) Continuous Improvement
7 12 (2.18%) Service Delivery
8 11 (2.00%) High Availability
8 11 (2.00%) Migration
9 10 (1.81%) Time Management
10 9 (1.63%) Email Filtering
10 9 (1.63%) Performance Analysis
10 9 (1.63%) Service Management
10 9 (1.63%) Web Filtering
11 8 (1.45%) Network Management
12 7 (1.27%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 65 (11.80%) SQL
2 23 (4.17%) PowerShell
3 16 (2.90%) VBScript
4 15 (2.72%) JavaScript
5 9 (1.63%) C
6 8 (1.45%) C#
6 8 (1.45%) RPG
6 8 (1.45%) Shell Script
6 8 (1.45%) T-SQL
7 7 (1.27%) Java
8 3 (0.54%) PHP
8 3 (0.54%) VB
8 3 (0.54%) VB6
9 2 (0.36%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.18%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.18%) X++
Qualifications
1 43 (7.80%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (5.99%) Degree
3 28 (5.08%) MCP
4 26 (4.72%) MCSE
5 18 (3.27%) MCSA
6 13 (2.36%) DBS Check
7 7 (1.27%) HND
7 7 (1.27%) MCITP
8 5 (0.91%) CCNA
8 5 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (0.91%) Server+ Certification
9 4 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.73%) MCTS
9 4 (0.73%) Security Cleared
10 3 (0.54%) Avaya Certification
10 3 (0.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (0.54%) MCDST
11 2 (0.36%) CCDA
12 1 (0.18%) HNC
12 1 (0.18%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (8.53%) SLA
2 6 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.54%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.36%) QA
System Software
1 296 (53.72%) Active Directory
2 65 (11.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (6.53%) Hyper-V
4 13 (2.36%) Terminal Services
5 12 (2.18%) XenApp
6 5 (0.91%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.36%) Xen
8 1 (0.18%) MetaFrame
8 1 (0.18%) PowerHA
8 1 (0.18%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.18%) Time Sharing Option
8 1 (0.18%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 24 (4.36%) Backup Exec
2 20 (3.63%) SCCM
3 15 (2.72%) Norton AntiVirus
4 8 (1.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 5 (0.91%) Windows Intune
6 4 (0.73%) cPanel
6 4 (0.73%) Plesk
7 3 (0.54%) Casper Suite
8 1 (0.18%) Control-M
8 1 (0.18%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.18%) OMEGAMON
8 1 (0.18%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.18%) Tivoli NetView
8 1 (0.18%) WhatsUp Gold
8 1 (0.18%) WSUS
Vendors
1 257 (46.64%) Microsoft
2 106 (19.24%) VMware
3 80 (14.52%) Citrix
4 39 (7.08%) Cisco
5 29 (5.26%) Dell
5 29 (5.26%) Symantec
6 27 (4.90%) Apple
7 25 (4.54%) HP
8 19 (3.45%) Veeam
9 15 (2.72%) WatchGuard
10 13 (2.36%) Avaya
10 13 (2.36%) Progress
11 11 (2.00%) Synology
12 9 (1.63%) Intel Security
13 8 (1.45%) EMC
13 8 (1.45%) IBM
14 7 (1.27%) DataCore
14 7 (1.27%) LANDesk
14 7 (1.27%) SAP
14 7 (1.27%) SonicWALL
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